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Salem Beer Works

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278 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-3635
+1 978-745-2337
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11:00 - 00:30
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 00:30
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 00:30
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NJ
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67 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Food just ok. Mixed drinks were gross but beer list is good. Bar area was nice but super crowded Bc of the time of yr in Salem. It was really nice that they had the waitlist system down to a science. They text you 10 mins bf your table is ready and if you don't want it anymore you just... More 

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Thank GB08Nj
Malta, New York
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63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Just visited Salem for the first time and made it a point of stopping at the Salem Beer Works. I was not disappointed. When we arrived at 12:45, there was a line to get in which almost had me turning around, but we waited a few minutes and walked up to the hostess. There was a 1.5 hour wait for... More 

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Thank Saratoga_Pixie
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

My husband and I stopped in Salem for a quick look at the town and randomly went here. Really cool atmosphere, food was so delicious and perfectly portioned and great beer selection. Sangria was also really good. I highly recommend this place!

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Thank Kristen L
Montreal, Canada
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

You can tell the owners and staff love good food, good friends and good beer. It was awesome to come to a place that celebrated Salem as a great place without monetizing the witch trials. Sports Bar that's still girlfriend and kid friendly, Waitstaff is young but ON POINT. The food is really yummy. The craft seasonal beers are so... More 

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Thank tiffanyjoseph
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Great craft beers great service great food it was amazing stop by and have a great dining experience. You won't regret it!!!

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Thank Kai J
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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165 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Much like all of Salem, this place is extremely busy on the weekends. If you want to go and actually enjoy the brews and food, try it during the week when there are less people. The Pumpkin Works beer was our favorite, the sugar/spice glass rim was perfect. We would for sure go back next time we are in the... More 

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Thank JennSkellington
Southington
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

My cousin and I split a buger and a chicken sandwich. Both were fabulous. We went early for lunch, around 1130, and it did get busy, but it's Salem's busy time!!! If you don't want busy don't go during rush eating times in October. Great service and food!

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Thank Eleana T
Southington, Connecticut
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51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

I've eaten here before and food was always pretty good. The last 2 times have been very disappointing. I had thr clam chowder and chicken parmigian sandwich. Both were very bland tasting. Girlfriend had a flat pizza. Flat bread was a little doughy. They do have a very good adult beverages.

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Thank CTCOP5542092827
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

This is the perfect spot for good food and great service! Joe was our server and he was extremely personable and knowledgeable. My husband had the steak arancini and loved them. My fish and chips was light not greasy...just a great spot in a touristy area to have a good meal without spending a fortune.

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Thank Elizabeth C
Paris, France
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70 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Very large beer selection of own beers , food is pretty good and quickly served . Outside patio dining or inside sports bar look dining with booths and tables .

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 00:30
Monday
11:00 - 00:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:30
Thursday
11:00 - 00:30
Friday
11:00 - 00:30
Saturday
10:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 278 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-3635
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 978-745-2337

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?